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The State I'm In


St. Thomas Wins The Fight For Its Soul: Gays, Straights, Christians

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Catholics, Featured, Gays, UST | 1 comment

Virtually no notice has been given to the amazing fact that — after several years of ugly battles, controversial decisions,...

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Wipeout: Minnesota GOP Outsmarts Itself

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in GOP, Minnesota | 15 comments

(Note: This post is also being published by The Uptake at www.theuptake.org) Brilliant political maneuvers sometimes are too clever by...

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The MN Marriage Amendment Fight | Bad Catholics: Divorced Mailman Scolds Family, Says Their Daughter is Diseased

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Catholics, Gays, Marriage Amendment | 23 comments

On this All Saints Day, when the church celebrates all those, known and unknown, who have been united with God in heaven, I’d like to...

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She Who Bumps into Things, or The Lily of the Mohawks: First Native American Saint

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Catholics, Indians | 2 comments

On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new Roman Catholic saints, among them the very first American Indian to be raised to...

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From the Vault: Doochsbags

Posted by on Apr 16, 2011 in Ex-newspapers | 7 comments

  (This item was first posted Feb. 17, 2011, and is re-published as part of a series of older posts and columns). My ex-newspaper,...

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